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Minister: Miguna should apply for citizenship to be allowed back in Kenya

Kenya’s internal security minister Fred Matiang’I on Tuesday said that deported opposition politician Miguna Miguna would have to make an application in order to regain his Kenyan citizenship. Matiang’i made the comments while appearing before a parliamentary committee that sought clarification on the happenings that led to the deportation of Miguna Miguna for a second […]

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Kenyan activist goes on hunger strike over deportation of opposition politician

Miguna Miguna. Courtesy: The Star A Kenyan human rights activist has gone on hunger strike in protest of the deportation of opposition politician Miguna Miguna who was for the second time deported out of the East African country last week over immigration issues. Local Standard newspaper reports Boniface Akumu to say he took the measure […]

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From Africa to the U.S., this Zimbabwean inventor is excelling without formal training

Maxwell Chikumbutso is a 27-year-old Zimbabwean who invented the world’s first ever green power generator which can produce electricity using radio frequencies. He has designed and built an electric powered vehicle and hybrid helicopter which uses six different types of fuel. Having dropped out of school, he has no formal training in technology or science, […]

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Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe’s farm

Grace Mugabe A farm in Mazowe that belongs to former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has been invaded by illegal gold miners conducting gold panning activities on the property. Reporters from the Zimbabwean newspaper Newsday found them uprooting lemon trees, digging shafts and loading gold ore into lorries. According to a police report later obtained […]

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Court gives toughest sentence to slave owners in Mauritania

Two slave owners in Mauritania have been jailed in a country where slavery remains widespread but convictions rare. The sentences of 10 and 20 years are said to be the toughest-ever for the crime in the West African country. Slavery was outlawed in 1981 but 1% of the population are still living in bondage, human […]

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Photos: South African president travels economy in a commercial flight

South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, was spotted travelling to Durban in economy class on a Safair flight on Friday morning March 30th. Co-passengers on the flight took photos with the president and shared them on Twitter. The president’s spokesperson, Khusela Diko told newsmen that intermittently, the president will use the mode of transport which is most […]

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Botswana President Ian Khama Steps Down

President Ian Khama of Botswana this week wrapped up a national “farewell tour” before he stands down on Saturday in a power transfer designed to stress his statesmanship and the country’s stability. Khama has visited all of Botswana’s 57 constituencies since December, bidding a long goodbye to a population of just 2.2 million after serving […]

23 Ugandan radio stations shut down for ‘promoting witchcraft’

No fewer than  23 radio stations have been sut down by Ugandan authorities for “promoting witchcraft’’ and trying to con people out of money. The stations’ licencses were suspended after they had guests on air who claimed they could heal diseases like HIV, Pamela Ankunda, the Uganda Communications Commission spokesperson revealed. “The radios have been promoting witchcraft. People claimed […]

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Tanzanian opposition leaders charged with rebellion against Magufuli government

Tanzania has charged the leader of a major opposition party and five party members with inciting hatred and rebellion against the government. The case comes as critics accuse President John Magufuli of being intolerant of dissent in the East African nation. A statement by the court in Dar es Salaam says Freeman Mbowe and the […]

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